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Nona Source: LVMH Debuts Online Resale Platform To Upcycle Luxury Textile Deadstock

3 Mins Read LVMH, the owner of leading fashion houses such as Stella McCartney, Givenchy and Christian Dior, has launched the company’s first online resale platform. Nona Source was created as part of the luxury giant’s efforts to “re-source” and reuse materials from the Group’s Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons by providing access to these fabrics at competitive […]

Wasted Fashion: 1/3 Of All Clothing In Hong Kong Wardrobes Never Worn

3 Mins Read A new study commissioned by Hong Kong-based environmental nonprofit Redress has revealed that a third of clothing in Hongkongers’ wardrobes are never or rarely worn. The research also found that two in five consumers in the city keep their clothes for one year or even less, highlighting the severity of the throwaway culture in Hong […]

France Bans Companies From Throwing Away & Burning Unsold Goods

3 Mins Read France has just banned companies from destroying leftover stock and returned items. Under the anti-waste law, which was recently passed by parliament in late January, luxury goods and designer brands, as well as those selling electrical items, hygiene and cosmetics products, must reuse, redistribute or recycle instead of throwing them away. The wide-ranging 130-article bill, […]

ThredUP Launches Calculator For Your Wardrobe’s Environmental Footprint

3 Mins Read ThredUP, the world’s largest fashion resale platform, has just launched a new tool called the Fashion Footprint Calculator to help customers understand the environmental cost of their fashion choices. Developed in collaboration with California-based carbon calculating startup Green Story, the tool estimates users’ personal environmental impact based on how they shop and take care of […]